[Seaside] CSS Overflow property, scrolling in Scriptaculous Autocompleter

Sigrid E. Mortensen sigridm at lightlink.com
Wed Dec 12 18:39:21 UTC 2007

Hi again,

There have definitely been others with this problem.  A search of  
"overflow autocompleter" on this link reveals several posts  
discussing the issue.  Unfortunately, I am a seasoned Smalltalker who  
does not speak Prototype or Javascript, and I haven't the foggiest  
idea what they're talking about in their proposed solutions.

How do I incorporate suggestions like this (from the web site http:// 

> From time to time while developing with script.aculo.us I needed  
> smooth scrolling for an “overflow:auto” element:
> finally I got it: http://dev.rubyonrails.org/ticket/5118
> If you want to scroll to a specific element inside the container,  
> follow this example:
> function moveTo(container, element){
>   Position.prepare();
>   container_y = Position.cumulativeOffset($(container))[1]
>   element_y = Position.cumulativeOffset($(element))[1]
>   new Effect.Scroll(container, {x:0, y:(element_y-container_y)});
>   return false;
> }
> where Position.cumulativeOffset($('target-id')) gives you an array  
> with the absolute position of that element.

into Smalltalk/Seaside?

On Dec 12, 2007, at 1:29 AM, Lukas Renggli wrote:

>> Does anyone else have trouble with the scroll bars when using the
>> Scriptaculous Autocompleter?
> Maybe you have more success getting an answer to this non-Seaside
> related question when asking in a script.aculo.us forum or irc
> channel?
> http://groups.google.com/group/rubyonrails-spinoffs

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